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Armed Security Guard Training in Oregon

In Oregon, an armed security guard license is required. Training and basic requirements are extremely rigid. In fact, you train with police candidates. Application and training requirements must be met before your license can be issued.

Basic requirements for armed security guards in Oregon:

  • Must be at least 21 years old
  • Must show proof of citizenship
  • State Driver’s License
  • Mentally competent
  • Good moral character
  • No drug or alcohol use or dependence
  • No felony convictions
  • No disabilities that would prevent performance of duty
  • Fingerprint affidavit and fingerprint card
  • Temporary work permit Click Here for form
  • Good Communication skills
  • Good physical conditioning
  • Be able to stand long periods of time
  • Good form of transportation may be required when hired

Training Requirements

  • Must complete 24 hours of basic armed training with an Oregon certified instructor
  • In addition, you must pass a firearms test

Fees are nonrefundable:

  • License: $130
  • Training cost may vary depending on instructor.

For more information, please see the Oregon DPSST approved private security instructor resources below:

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